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Ban the Box eliminates barriers between employers and qualified candidates. It's a good start to help people reenter society. But an unintended consequence reiterates the need to also tackle a more pervasive problem: racial discrimination.
Jeannie's story echoes that of a record number of women being held in prisons or on probation across the country. A recent conference shared new initiatives to address their particular challenges.
The Trump administration’s narrative on crime and immigration received an unfortunate boost from the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Monday.
President-elect Donald Trump's selection of Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General is unsettling for anyone who cares about civil rights.
Some crimes and types of crimes are harder to solve than others.
There are frameworks for successful reform. We should use them.
Despite alarming headlines, New York City residents should know the city has some of the lowest crime rates in history, according to a recent Brennan Center report.
States and local governments are crafting creative solutions to reduce the burden of criminal justice debt on its citizens.
Officials in Clanton, Alabama, have allegedly handed over the reins to their justice system by engaging in a racketeering conspiracy with a probation company.
While the Attorney General-nominee isn't responsible for some of the most contentious actions of her predecessor, she will be responsible for carrying them out.